UDPATE: McCormick inmate stabbed to death in fight

An inmate at the McCormick Correctional Institution died Sunday after a fight with another inmate.

Michael Lorenzo Jones, 43, of North Charleston was stabbed multiple times by another inmate at about ...


UPDATE: Pedestrian killed ID'd as Gray Court man

A Gray Court man died after being hit by a vehicle Monday morning less than a mile from his residence.

Jose Maximo Yax Alvarado, 57, of 108 Gray Court Estates Drive died at 6:22 a.m. from injuries rec ...


Greenwood man faces marijuana possession charge

Travis Terrell Turner, 37, of 1505 S. Main St., was arrested Sunday and charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana, failure to stop on lawful command and public drunk.

A Greenwood poli ...


Greenwood man faces kidnapping, domestic violence charges

Randy Gene Waites, 39, 100 Kate Fowler Road, Ninety Six was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree domestic violence and kidnapping.

Greenwood County deputies went Friday to the Kangaroo Express ...


Smoke at McAlister's Deli forces customers, employees out

Customers and employees alike had to leave McAlister's Deli on Monday afternoon as smoke was billowing out of the women's restroom.

Customers were ordering food and cooks were preparing meals at 529 S. ...


Abbeville mayor discusses picks with Lakelands Football Show

Abbeville mayor Sarah Sherwood brushed up on her high school football and visited the Index-Journal as Week 5's special guest to give her pigskin prognostications. Find out if the IJ sports staff agre ...

Panthers past, present, future continue treasured tradition

ABBEVILLE --Finding all the connections between former Abbeville football state champions and players on the roster now is like trying to chop down a centuries-old oak tree and count the rings -- no e ...

USC keeps eyes on DE Sterling

Defensive end Aaron Sterling (6-foot-2, 260 pounds) of Tucker, Georgia, decommitted from Alabama last week. The University of South Carolina has continued to recruit him despite his previous commitmen ...

Emerald pitcher named USA Select 30 All-American

Brewer Middle School eighth-grader Lauralee Scott has had quite the summer.

She won a softball state championship and became an All-American.

Her South Carolina Firecrackers fastpitch travel softball te ...

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